Appetizer Sausage Balls in Blankets

JJOHN32 18

"Can be made up to a week ahead, frozen, and heated when needed. Great for holiday open house or buffet table. DON'T MAKE TOO LARGE."


servings 193 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 193 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 275 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix in a large bowl the flour, curry, paprika, salt and cheese. With pastry blender or 2 knives used scissors fashion, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With hands shape into a ball. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Meanwhile, shape heaping teaspoon of sausage meat into small balls. In a large skillet, over medium heat, fry until well browned. Drain thoroughly on paper towels.
  3. Divide dough into as many pieces as sausage balls. Then shape dough evenly around balls. Wrap and freeze.
  4. At Serving Time: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place frozen sausage balls on a cookie sheet and bake 12-15 minutes until golden. Serve with toothpicks as appetizers.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Too much curry flavor and they came out dry.Needed a sauce to go with them

Not worth the effort. You must be a curry fan to enjoy this.

These were great and I got rave reviews on them. I made them two weeks before my dinner party baked them than froze them reheated them at frozen stage for about 10 min at 400 degrees and they ta...

These were awful and I would not suggest anybody waste their time or money attempting to prepare them.

see-i thought these were really good. you have to temper your spices to your liking. personally, not a huge curry fan-so i used a tiny little bit. they are time-consuming, but very tasty i think.

Great make ahead for the freezer. Just grab some out of the freezer and throw onto a cookie sheet.

These were AWFUL! And they were time consuming. Maybe, I did something wrong. I won't make these again. And I don't recommend anyone else wasting their time. Sorry!!!

I was really worried after I reading the reviews but the family loved them. The only thing I changed was the dough needed liquid to be come a dough so I added 5 tablespoons of water and it work...

i tried to make the dough but it kept crumbling. not an easy dough to make.